Pupil Premium was introduced in April 2011 and is allocated to pupils who are one of the following: Children Looked After, children who are currently eligible for Free School Meals, children who are within a service family, those children who have received Free School Meals in the last six years (Ever 6 children). Since April 2014, Pupil Premium Plus has come into effect whereby children adopted from care, or those children who have left care under Special Guardianship order since December 2005, also now receive funds.
From April 2014, the allocated money for Pupil Premium Pupils is as follows:
Children with Special Educational Needs or a Disability, who are also pupil premium pupils, will therefore receive these funds, which will be used to maximise and benefit each child on an individual basis bespoke to meeting their needs.
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